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Clerks deluged with absentee ballot requests before Michigan primary

Many city and township clerks around the state are struggling to process absentee voter ballots in the first major election under Michigan’s new voting...

Election security concerns Michiganders before March primary

Early voting began on Jan. 25 in Michigan. A recent survey shows 40% of Michiganders want election security to be the state’s main focus...

Nessel: Michigan should vote first, not Iowa or N.H.

In a Twitter exchange with former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm on Tuesday, Attorney General Dana Nessel slyly suggested that Michigan would be a better...

Wayne State to observe Election Day as a holiday

The day of the next general election will be an official holiday at Wayne State University. "I’m very pleased to announce that this year, Wayne...

Dingell: 2020 Iowa caucuses a ‘disaster,’ wants new nominating process

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) has been a longtime critic of the Democrats' presidential nominating process. And the "disaster occurring in Iowa" with the...

Iowans caucused around the country — from DC to Arizona —...

More Iowans caucused on Monday than ever before — without setting foot in Iowa. The Iowa Caucuses are often criticized for not being inclusive enough...

Flip the script: Monique Owens is Eastpointe’s first Black mayor

In 1991, East Detroit, a Macomb County community located immediately north of the Motor City, wanted to turn the page. Through local referendum, its...

Sen. Santana wants to end ‘prison gerrymandering’

Sen. Sylvia Santana (D-Detroit) has introduced legislation that would require the Michigan Department of Corrections (DOC) to report the pre-incarceration addresses of prisoners when...

Appeals court tosses key GOP ballot measure restrictions

A Court of Appeals panel on Monday struck down a key part of a GOP law clamping down on Michigan's ballot question process after...

Will Michigan Blacks and Browns show up without a presidential candidate...

Three high-profile presidential candidates of color have dropped out of the race in the last two months: U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California), U.S. Sen....

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